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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The sentencing date has been set for an Upper Peninsula man convicted of killing his wife in December. 35-year-old Nima Nassiri of Dollar Bay will be sentenced on November 5th in Houghton County Circuit Court. Nassiri was found guilty of second degree murder earlier this month for […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) –  Northern Michigan University’s music department is considering forming a community advisory committee. University officials say the committee would be be made up of community arts supporters, alumni and music teachers and would assist in advancing the department’s mission. Dr. Robert Engelhart, head of the music department, says […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Motorists using Grove Street from Specker Circle to the Marquette City Limits will experience traffic disruptions beginning today due to street milling activities. Paving of that section of the street is scheduled for this Friday. The public is advised to be aware of all flagging, detours, advisory […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority says repairs to the Main Street Elevator and Stair Tower, located adjacent to the North Main Street Parking Lot in downtown Marquette begin today. Repairs, which include power washing and painting of the exterior, are expected to be completed by Wednesday, October […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Catholic Diocese of Marquette is reporting credible allegations of sexual abuse against a retired Upper Michigan priest. In a statement released this morning, the Diocese says allegations involving sexual abuse of male minors have been made against Father James Menapace. Bishop John Doerfler says after consultation […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced developments in the investigation into consumer complaints about propane pricing and delivery last winter. Under an agreement with Ferrellgas, more than 600 propane customers will share in a financial settlement of more than $100,000. Schuette has also filed a separate […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Several thousand residents were without power in the Houghton area yesterday afternoon. The Upper Peninsula Power Company is reporting a power outage that affected about 4,000 customers that started around 1 o’clock. The company says the outage lasted about and hour and crews were able to determine […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – A Copper Country man is lodged in the Houghton County Jail following arraignment on murder and attempted murder charges. 42-year-old Paul Moilanen of Hubbell has been arraigned one one count of second degree murder and one count of attempted murder in a stabbing incident in Hubbell early […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Baraga County Convention and Visitors Bureau is working on a project to implement new informational signage around the County. The project will feature a series of uniformly designed signs for natural sites, beaches, campgrounds and other points of interest. According to Executive Director Tracey Barrett, the […]

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Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Marquette City Fire Department is slated to receive a federal grant to improve operations and safety. The $50,624 grant comes through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. The grant program is part of FEMA. These competitive grants will help fund professional […]

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